Magazine March 25, 2019, Issue

The 2020 Democratic Field Is a Clown-Car Show

(Roman Genn)
Unique and yet similarly absurd, the presidential candidates emerge

If you’re having trouble keeping track of all the Democratic presidential candidates, it’s understandable. To bring you up to speed, so far there’s New Jersey senator Cory Booker, South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg, former housing-and-urban-development secretary Julián Castro, Maryland representative John Delaney, Hawaii representative Tulsi Gabbard, New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand, California senator Kamala Harris, Washington governor Jay Inslee, Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, and Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren. As of this writing, reports indicate former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is in the running too.

We’re still waiting on a decision from former vice president Joe Biden, Ohio

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